Board of Directors:
Kimberly - Executive Director
Kimberly Downey is Mom of 10-year-old twins living in Southern California. She left the corporate world to become an entrepreneur of a successful children’s company with locations spanning over 19 Californian cities and 2 school districts. She has been featured in several periodicals, radio, and television. In November 2014 she was featured as one of the top Mom Entrepreneurs in Orange County and her business was awarded one of the top 100 companies supporting a World-Class education in Irvine, a city known internationally for its’ education.
In addition to her company, she is also a columnist, radio host, philanthropist, head of the youth and adult philanthropic ministries at her church, and creator and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, the Infinite Smile Project. The Infinite Smile Project came to life after her then 2-year-old daughter underwent life-saving open-heart surgery as a way to thank the many that helped her family through the experience. After witnessing what these expressions of kindness did for those who gave and received them it quickly turned into an organization that promotes these ideals on a daily basis to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life through philanthropy and charitable acts.
It is her goal to provide ideas, events, resources, and a call of action to children and adults alike in communities, schools, and even at home in a fun and innovative way to foster these wonderful traits that can lift and transform the world.
Angel - Co-Founder and Smile Advisor
Angel is our co-founder of the Infinite Smile Project. After her life-saving open heart surgery in April 2013 she enjoyed giving back to others that were kind to her during her surgeries and recovery she told Mommy she wanted to keep doing it – always.
Her passions include handing wands and her acts of kindness cards, paintings and gifts to anyone she meets, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, singing, her beloved Pink Puppy, animals and cooking.
Peanut - Co-Founder and Smile Advisor
Peanut is our co-Founder of the Infinite Smile Project alongside twin, Angel. While helping care for her beloved twin sister during her recovery, she learned how kind people can be and wanted to give back.
After doing several hands-on acts of service in her community she decided she liked spending her time giving more than receiving. When she is not being a secret “Kindness Bandit”, she loves puzzles, kitty cats, dance class and her favorite show, Peppa Pig.
Board of Advisors:
Morgan is passionate about making our communities better and whole-heartedly believes that every person deserves to be treated with kindness, respect, and love. From a young age, she was inspired to make a difference for others. Morgan comes from a family of equal rights activists, believers in generosity towards others, helpers and healers, and they have shown her how to be proactive to make the world a better place. She received her BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University, which not only gave her a great dance education, but encouraged her to make a difference in the world as a leader. Morgan is proud to be a part of The Infinite Smile Project and excited to help others spread kindness and love in their communities.
Tasha has a background in education, concentrating on at risk kids and teens. Her passion for helping to develop services and provisions continues outside the schools as well. She has spent time in Skid Row, Compton, and various LA areas developing resources to help aid homeless and poverty stricken people. She has won OSP awards in Irvine for Supporting Drug Prevention and Challenge Day Activities and is an active community member. She is a mom of a teen and tween age girls who are involved in serving local shelters, churches, senior centers and surrounding communities.
She is also an artist and blogger who has traveled around the world, promoting education and positive values. Having also cared for ill parents, she has seen first-hand the compassion the doctors, nurses, and staff had toward her family. Her desire for her daughters to live compassionately and serve others with kindness drives her to promote these truisms in others. Tasha is honored to be a part of ISP where she can continue to be a part of impacting children and reaching their goals.
Linda is a mother of four. She has been in the education field for over 20 years. Along with having a passion in education, she also developed a passion for baking decorative cookies and cupcakes while baking for her children’s birthdays and events. Since her husband’s unexpected death, she has turned her passion of baking as a form of helping with her grief and using that energy to bless others through her baking.
As a parent of a special needs child with autism, she volunteers for organizations close to her heart such as ACT Today! and the Eddie Guardado Foundation that help other families with children who have autism. Her calling in life is educating others, ministering to others who lost a loved one and those who have special needs children, and baking special custom cookies and cupcake.
Junior Advisory Board:
If you know anyone we should consider for our Jr. Advisory Board please contact ISP with your nomination. Jr. Board must be at least 11 years of age and preferably of high school age.
I am Isabella or “Bella” for friends and family. I am the oldest of two daughters in a loving family of four.
Accustomed around outgoing parents, I have found myself engaged in various activities. From enjoying all types of sports to baking cakes to capturing precious moments on a camera, I enjoy learning a wide range of skill levels. This helps me improve my social skills where I take risks and meet different people that turn out to be new friends. Friends are essential for a happy life. I believe that a healthy and happy mindset is important for success. Success does not necessarily include monetary richness or working as a doctor; instead, I believe that a happy and sustainable lifestyle is truly the dream, regardless of materialistic values.